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Resident workers - Key statistics

16,323 people or 33.5% of the City of Greater Bendigo's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Greater Bendigo20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)48,673100.0100.045,744100.0100.0+2,929
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years8,10216.613.98,22618.014.9-124
25 - 54 years30,36462.467.329,14663.767.8+1,218
55 - 64 years8,21216.914.76,95515.214.0+1,257
65 years and over2,0064.14.21,4133.13.2+593
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance8,11716.712.56,92415.111.6+1,193
Retail trade5,57211.410.25,89312.910.8-321
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers7,06314.513.16,85815.013.9+205
Clerical and administrative workers6,03312.413.35,99313.114.4+40
Hours worked--------------
Full time27,65356.861.126,97959.062.6+674
Part time20,16241.437.017,83839.035.2+2,324
Bachelor or higher degree11,39523.433.39,17220.128.6+2,223
Advanced diploma or diploma4,92810.111.53,8928.510.4+1,036
Certificate level14,02828.820.912,45127.220.6+1,577
No qualifications16,98034.931.518,50840.536.4-1,528
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5009,89120.318.7--------
$500 -$1,74932,23366.261.9--------
$1,750 or more5,76011.817.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport8971.812.49052.011.0-8
Walked only1,4913.13.21,5493.43.3-58
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4,2028.630.83,4257.528.0+777
Speaks a language other than English at home2,2514.625.31,4053.121.8+846
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20166961.46.1--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.